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    2b people lack access to healthy food: UN

    Reuters . Rome | Updated at 12:00am on July 16, 2019

    More than 2 billion people lack access to healthy food, putting them at risk of health problems — and many of them live in North...

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    Banned food items still being sold

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:42am on June 16, 2019

    The Bangladesh Standards and Testing Institution on Saturday found that all the 22 food products ordered to have been withdrawn from the market were still...

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    No scope for govt leniency to food manufacturers

    | Updated at 12:10am on June 14, 2019

    THE report of latest tests that the Bangladesh Standards and Testing Institution conducted on 52 food products manufactured by 43 companies which were on May...

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    When food businesses count, but food frauds don’t

    | Updated at 12:15am on June 03, 2019

    THE processed food scene appears to have been severely fraught with frauds, almost deliberately effected in most cases, as New Age reported on Sunday, for...

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    Uneatable foods still sold amid weak monitoring by regulators

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 01:17am on May 27, 2019

    Three monitoring teams of food regulators inspected superstores and a few groceries in the capital in search of 52 banned food products on Sunday only...

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    Unhealthy iftar causes many diseases

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 01:24am on May 25, 2019

    The habit of consuming unhealthy iftar items during Ramadan is increasing the risk of a wide range of diseases.The fatty, deep-fried, processed, spicy and salty...

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    BFSA sues 47 cos over 52 substandard products

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:54am on May 23, 2019

    Bangladesh Food Safety Authority sued 47 companies for producing substandard food products with the Food Court on Wednesday.BFSA safe food inspector Kamrul Hasan said he...

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    BSTI cancels licences of two, suspends 25 others

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:04am on May 17, 2019

    Bangladesh Standards and Testing Institution on Thursday cancelled licences of two of the 52 products that were found substandard in a recent test run at...

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    Food adulteration starts at factories

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 12:17am on May 16, 2019

    Food adulteration in Bangladesh starts at factories with rampant use of non-food grade and date expired and low quality chemicals to process them.Food engineering teachers...

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    HC asks govt to submit list of adulterers

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:39am on May 09, 2019

    The High Court Division in a rule on Wednesday directed Bangladesh Food Safety Authority to submit by May 15 the list of adulterers of cow...